Billy Rowe - Men's Tennis - Vanderbilt University Athletics

Billy Rowe Season 2019-20

Class Senior
Hometown Coronado, Calif.
High school Coronado
Major Economics

Career Records
• 54-30 dual match record
• 87-46 overall singles record

• Highest doubles ranking: No. 8

• 2020 SEC Community Service Team
• 2019 All-American
• 2019 SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2018 SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2016-17 SEC Academic Honor Roll

As a Senior (2019-20)
• 17-6 singles record
• 7-4 dual match record
• Recorded two conference victories
• Five-match win streak
• Competed primarily at No. 2
• Winner of 2020 Commodore Scramble A Draw
• Round of 32 at ITA Regionals
• Seven doubles victories with partner Panu Virtanen
• Held three-dual match win streak with Virtanen at No. 1 in the lineup
• Remainder of season cancelled due to coronavirus outbreak on March 14

As a Junior (2018-19)
• 24-10 season record
• 17-5 dual match record
• Only dropped one dual match at home
• Recorded two victories over ranked opponents
• Seven match win streak
• Boasts a 17-13 doubles record with Klinger
• All-American in doubles with Klinger
• 2019 NCAA Doubles Championship
• SEC Academic Honor Roll

As a Sophomore (2017-18)
• Capped the season ranked 16th in the nation in doubles with Cameron Klinger
• Earned 15 season wins, 7-2 in SEC doubles play at the top spot of the Commodore lineup with Klinger
• Four ranked victories with two wins coming over top-25 opponents
• Both top-25 doubles wins came over SEC foes
• 14 dual season singles victories in junior campaign playing at the No. 4 spot of the lineup
• Earned a ranked singles win over Tulane’s No. 95 Schick in three sets
• SEC Academic Honor Roll

As a Freshman (2016-17)
• 23-15 in his first collegiate season, tied for second on the team in wins
• Led the team in appearances at the No. 1 spot in the doubles lineup card, going 5-8 in those matches
• Led the team with 19 total victories in doubles play
• Four SEC victories in singles play, tied for a team-best mark on the season

The Rowe File
Competed for the Coronado High School Islanders
• 21-0 record that includes 12 playoff matches for the CIF Division I Team Championships
• Son of Jim and Suellen Rowe
• Three siblings; twin brother Charley, Mackenzie and Mandy
• Father and grandfather played collegiate tennis
• Began playing tennis at the age of four
• Favorite tennis player is Andy Roddick, LaDainian Tomlinson is his favorite non-tennis pro-athlete
• Favorite sports team is the San Diego Chargers
• Decided to attend Vanderbilt because “I loved the coaches and the guys on the team. Also, you can’t beat the academics”.
• Tennis is a family affair that stretches four generations, Jimbo Rowe, Billy’s father, played at University of Redlands; Lionel (Billy’s Grandfather) played at University of Virginia and Lionel’s father (Billy’s Great Grandfather) played for U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis.